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Five Questions with John Keeffe

Manager of ReStyle, the Unity House store, on helping people John Keeffe, the manager of the Unity House store the specializes in selling gently used clothes, shoes and accessories at ReStyle, was recently featured in the Troy Record’s Five Questions column. Check it out here. And don’t forget to drop in to the store. You… more

Welcome to ReStyle

New Manager Greeted by the World’s Best Volunteers John Keeffe is no stranger to the world of retail. But since starting a new job as manager to the Unity House store, ReStyle, John has had to make a unique adjustment: he now works largely with a team of volunteers. Volunteers at Unity House play a… more

Reflections book to help ReStyle

Unity House Thrift Store benefits form sales and awareness Linda Styles Berkery’s book Reflections, a Wardrobe of Life Lessons, is not about clothes. The short book is a collection of 14 essays reflecting on personal experiences. The stories are told through the lens of particular pieces of clothing, weaving together memories and meaning into a… more

Vote for Unity House!

The Albany Times Union’s Best Of competition is ending soon! Consider a vote for ReStyle, the Unity House store, and help our shop earn broader recognition. You can find ReStyle under the thrift shop category, in the Goods and Services section of the options. Look for ‘Best Secondhand Store’ and note that the nomination period is… more

ReStyle Moves to Standardized Pricing

One price per category of clothing ReStyle, the Unity House store has changed the prices- on everything. The store offers gently-used clothes, shoes and accessories for shoppers. Anyone can shop at ReStyle and for those who can’t afford to buy needed items, they can obtain a voucher. In this way, no one is handed a… more

Got Goods?

Please, check out our updated donation guidelines for clothing and household items ReStyle, the Unity House store, is a great place. It’s filled with shoes, clothes, accessories, linens and other sundries that households need. The prices of the merchandise, most of it gently-used, are fabulous. For those who have an emergency need for an item… more

ReStyle Makes it Easy to Shop

The Unity House store offering gently used clothes, shoes and accessories is now open Thursday evenings until 7:00 pm You can now shop for great fashion on Thursday evenings, providing an opportunity for outside shoppers to peruse the gently used shoes, clothes and accessories on offer in the store, and for those in the building receiving services, they… more

Leave the guilt at the door

Some might think, “By shopping at a thrift store aren’t I taking something away from someone who might have a greater need? After all, I’m here for the bargains and the unexpected treasures that thrift stores offer.” Nothing could be further from the truth. Shopping at ReStyle is for everyone and there is more than… more

Summer Hours for ReStyle

Unity House Store announces Summer Hours To better serve our customers, the hours of operation for ReStyle, the Unity House store, are as follows: Monday – Friday: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm The store is closed on weekends. Donation Drop Off Hours will stay the same: weekdays, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. What items… more

Getting her Kicks with Community Service

Columbia High School Student on a Mission Shruti Kamat, a 15-year-old student at Columba High School is working toward her black belt in Tae Kwon Do, the culmination of a 5-year journey with Columbia Tae Kwon Do in Rensselaer. It takes years of training and practice to achieve black belt status. Along the way, students learn skills… more